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   (County: La Salle County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Peru Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 244

5 to 9 years : 367

10 to 14 years : 268

15 to 17 years : 174

18 and 19 years : 125

20 years : 63

21 years : 55

22 to 24 years : 177

25 to 29 years : 301

30 to 34 years : 430

35 to 39 years : 349

40 to 44 years : 336

45 to 49 years : 533

50 to 54 years : 391

55 to 59 years : 197

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 136

65 and 66 years : 106

67 to 69 years : 135

70 to 74 years : 205

75 to 79 years : 130

80 to 84 years : 83

85 years and over : 102

Female:

Under 5 years : 267

5 to 9 years : 270

10 to 14 years : 364

15 to 17 years : 211

18 and 19 years : 96

20 years : 82

21 years : 43

22 to 24 years : 123

25 to 29 years : 258

30 to 34 years : 203

35 to 39 years : 351

40 to 44 years : 343

45 to 49 years : 442

50 to 54 years : 407

55 to 59 years : 254

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 137

65 and 66 years : 102

67 to 69 years : 206

70 to 74 years : 207

75 to 79 years : 226

80 to 84 years : 266

85 years and over : 215


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,234

Multiple ancestry : 4,323

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 50

Ancestry not reported : 558


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Peru Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,628

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 48

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 277

Not a U.S. citizen : 212


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 511

5 to 17 years : 1,654

18 to 24 years : 764

25 to 34 years : 1,192

35 to 44 years : 1,379

45 to 54 years : 1,773

55 to 59 years : 451

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 273

65 to 74 years : 961

75 years and over : 1,022

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 468

5 to 17 years : 1,537

18 to 24 years : 534

25 to 34 years : 1,019

35 to 44 years : 1,104

45 to 54 years : 1,489

55 to 59 years : 395

60 and 61 years : 144

62 to 64 years : 215

65 to 74 years : 799

75 years and over : 928

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 17 years : 59

18 to 24 years : 121

25 to 34 years : 101

35 to 44 years : 174

45 to 54 years : 229

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 126

75 years and over : 77

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 101

45 to 54 years : 55

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,241

Female : 4,391

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 504

Female : 492

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 48

Foreign born:

Male : 240

Female : 249


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 8,144

Born in other state in the United States : 841

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 82


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,582

Now married, except separated : 3,869

Divorced : 657

Separated : 222

Widowed : 634

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 222

Now married, except separated : 542

Divorced : 107

Separated : 0

Widowed : 81

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 124

Now married, except separated : 252

Divorced : 28

Separated : 0

Widowed : 17


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 8,864

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 191

Speak English less than "very well" : 199

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 74

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Peru Township, Illinois

  • German: 3,158   (24.5%)
  • Polish: 2,177   (16.9%)
  • Italian: 1,790   (13.9%)
  • Irish: 1,550   (12.0%)
  • English: 970   (7.5%)
  • Other Groups: 820   (6.4%)
  • United States Or American: 522   (4.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 298   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 251   (1.9%)
  • Slovene: 188   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 167   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 132   (1.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 113   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 112   (0.9%)
  • Belgian: 78   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 73   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (0.5%)
  • Albanian: 45   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 43   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 40   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 33   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 29   (0.2%)
  • British: 25   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 22   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.2%)
  • European: 20   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 14   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Peru Township, Illinois is 10,165



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Peru Township, Illinois: 4,985
Female Population in Peru Township, Illinois: 5,180


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Peru Township, Illinois: 38.8
Median Female Resident Age in Peru Township, Illinois: 44.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Peru Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

46.2

Male

43.5

Female

48.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.8

Male

26.8

Female

20.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

30.5

Male

36.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.3

Male

37.5

Female

33.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.3

Male

25.6

Female

28.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.9

Male

16.5

Female

17.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.0

Male

24.3

Female

26.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.0

Male

44.2

Female

49.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Peru Township, Illinois


  • White: 9,081
  • African American: 247
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 286
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 401
  • Two or More Races: 148



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Peru Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Peru Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 34   (1.01%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 23   (0.68%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (0.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 101   (3%)
  • 9th Grade: 46   (1.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 143   (4.24%)
  • 11th Grade: 57   (1.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 115   (3.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,072   (31.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 311   (9.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 517   (15.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 308   (9.14%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 392   (11.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 168   (4.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 53   (1.57%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 21   (0.62%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 28   (0.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (0.45%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 30   (0.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 224   (5.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 78   (1.95%)
  • 10th Grade: 211   (5.29%)
  • 11th Grade: 111   (2.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 127   (3.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,229   (30.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 379   (9.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 600   (15.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 351   (8.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 415   (10.4%)
  • Master's Degree: 149   (3.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 42   (1.05%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Peru Township, Illinois

  • Peru Esd 124


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1325 Park Rd, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 223-0486, Students: 939 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Peru Township, Illinois

  • Peru Washington School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1325 Park Rd, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 223-0301, Students: 318 )

  • Northview Elem School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1429 Shooting Pk Rd, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 223-2567, Students: 311 )

  • Roosevelt Elem School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 2233 6th St, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 223-0284, Students: 310 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Peru Township, Illinois

  • Peru Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 2003 5th Street, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 224-1914, Students: 172 )

  • Childrens Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 2218 Marquette Road, Peru, IL 61354, Phone: (815) 223-5382, Students: 22 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Peru Township, Illinois

  • Peru Public Library


    1409 Eleventh Street, Peru, IL 61354

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Peru Township, Illinois


  • American Huey 369 Inc


    209 S Broadway, Peru, IN 46970

  • Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum


    250 River Rd, Peru, NY 12972

  • Circus Hall Of Fame Inc


    3076 E Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970

  • Circus Model Builders Museum Inc


    30768 Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970

  • Heritage Museum Foundation At Grissom Air Force Base Indiana


    1000 W Hoosier Blvd, Peru, IN 46970
    http://www.grissomairmuseum.com

  • International Circus Hall Of Fame


    3076 E Circus Lane, Peru, IN 46970

  • Miami County Historical Society Inc


    51 N Broadway, Peru, IN 46970
    http://www.coleporterfestival.org

  • Miami County Museum


    51 North Broadway, Peru, IN 46970

  • The Hegeler-carus Foundation


    315 5th St, Peru, IL 61354

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Peru Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Peru Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Peru Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Illinois Valley Community Hospital Heliport   (2) Illinois Valley Regional Airport-walter A Duncan Field  

Building


(1) Dalzell Fire Protection District   (2) La Salle City Building   (3) La Salle Police Department   (4) Lasalle Fire Department   (5) Peru Fire Department   (6) Peru Police Department   (7) Peru Public Library   (8) Peru Turner Hall   (9) Peru Volunteer Ambulance Service   (10) Saint Josephs Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Oakwood Memorial Cemetery   (2) Rockwell Cemetery   (3) Saint Bede Cemetery  

Church


(1) Christ Family Foursquare Church   (2) Church Of God   (3) Church Of The Nazarene   (4) Church Of The Resurrection   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (7) First Congregational Church   (8) Grace Church   (9) Queen Of The Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church   (10) Saint Bede Abbey   (11) Saint Hyacinths Roman Catholic Church   (12) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (13) Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church   (14) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church   (15) Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church   (16) Saint Pauls Episcopal Church   (17) Saint Valentine Church   (18) Temple B Nai Moshe   (19) Trinity United Church Of Christ   (20) Zion United Church Of Christ  

Civil


(1) City Of Lasalle   (2) City Of Peru   (3) Township Of Lasalle   (4) Township Of Peru   (5) Village Of Dalzell  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 57   (2) Interchange 73   (3) Interchange 75  

Hospital


(1) Illinois Valley Community Hospital   (2) Saint Marys Hospital  

Lake


(1) Huse Lake  

Locale


(1) Abbey Orchard   (2) City Of Peru Wastewater Treatment Plant   (3) Peru Mall Shopping Centr  

Park


(1) Baker Park   (2) Centennial Park   (3) Hegeler Park   (4) Market Square   (5) Mary Hegeler Carus Park   (6) Mattheissen Park   (7) Mckinley Park   (8) Pulaski Park   (9) Saint Marys Park   (10) Sunset Park   (11) Washington Park  

Populated Place


(1) Dalzell   (2) La Salle   (3) Peru  

Post Office


(1) La Salle Post Office   (2) Peru Post Office  

School


(1) Central School   (2) Dalzell Grade School   (3) Illinois Valley Community College   (4) Jackson Elementary School   (5) Jefferson School   (6) La Salle-peru Township High School   (7) Lasalle-peru-oglesby Junior College   (8) Lincoln Junior High School   (9) Matthiessen School   (10) Northview Elementary School   (11) Northwest Elementary School   (12) Peru Washington School   (13) Roosevelt Elementary School   (14) Saint Bede College   (15) Saint Hyacinth School   (16) Saint Joseph School   (17) Saint Mary S Parochial School   (18) Saint Roch School   (19) Saint Valentine S School Historical   (20) Washington School  

Stream


(1) Cedar Creek   (2) Little Vermilion River  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Peru Township, Illinois

61354 (pop. 10,647)


Cities Nearby Peru Township, Illinois

Peru City, IL  (pop. 9,346) 0.0 Miles
Peru Township, IL  (pop. 10,165) 0.0 Miles
La Salle City, IL  (pop. 9,796) 2.0 Miles
La Salle Township, IL  (pop. 13,744) 2.3 Miles
Dalzell Village, IL  (pop. 728) 2.8 Miles
Dimmick Township, IL  (pop. 884) 3.8 Miles
Spring Valley City, IL  (pop. 5,366) 3.8 Miles
Oglesby City, IL  (pop. 3,665) 4.1 Miles
Hall Township, IL  (pop. 8,115) 4.4 Miles
Cedar Point Village, IL  (pop. 267) 5.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Peru Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Peru Township, Illinois is 600.0 ft. (183.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Peru Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.334458 N        Long: -89.127385 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Peru Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Peru Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 179   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 191   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 269   (5.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 308   (6.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 527   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 515   (11.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 774   (16.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 513   (11.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 193   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 128   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 65   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 48   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 436   (9.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 441   (9.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,311

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 258

In 3-person carpool : 14

In 4-person carpool : 27

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 7

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 19

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 7

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 11

Walked : 73

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 124


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 402

5 to 9 minutes : 1,393

10 to 14 minutes : 837

15 to 19 minutes : 686

20 to 24 minutes : 385

25 to 29 minutes : 235

30 to 34 minutes : 269

35 to 39 minutes : 90

40 to 44 minutes : 121

45 to 59 minutes : 35

60 to 89 minutes : 202

90 or more minutes : 72


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Peru Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 1,346

No Social Security income : 3,020


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Peru Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 964

No retirement income : 3,402


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 86

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 77

$20,000 to $24,999 : 89

$25,000 to $29,999 : 183

$30,000 to $34,999 : 182

$35,000 to $39,999 : 157

$40,000 to $44,999 : 111

$45,000 to $49,999 : 142

$50,000 to $59,999 : 249

$60,000 to $74,999 : 446

$75,000 to $99,999 : 463

$100,000 to $124,999 : 239

$125,000 to $149,999 : 88

$150,000 to $199,999 : 93

$200,000 or more : 92


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $62,039


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Peru Township, Illinois

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 0.5 kW; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 0.5 kW; Wedron, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WCSJ (1550 AM; 0.25 kW; Morris, IL; Owner: Grundy County Broadcasters, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Peru Township, Illinois

  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; Lacon, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Laco Radio, Inc.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Km Radio Of Earlville, L.l.c.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; Morris, IL; Owner: Illinois District Council Of Assembl)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • WPRC (88.3 FM; Tiskilwa, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute Inc)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Normandy, IL; Owner: Road Map Ministries)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Morris, IL; Owner: Cultural Renewal Radio, Ua)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; Ottawa, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; Verona, IL; Owner: Grundy County Broadcasters, Inc)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Peru Township, Illinois

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Peru Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 635  (25.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 295  (11.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 415  (16.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 418  (16.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 743  (31.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 494  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 947  (40.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 67 Farms In Peru Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Peru Township, Illinois

Midland States Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

Peru Federal Savings Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $288.1k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

La Salle State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $118.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Centrue Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $867.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 26

Hometown National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $193.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

First State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $857.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 240

Heartland Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 58

First Federal Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $383.6k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 42

Eureka Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $374.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Peru Township, Illinois

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 1.8 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 40.1 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Aurora Municipal


    (about 45.3 miles in Sugar Grove, Illinois; Airport Code: AUZ)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 46.6 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 54.9 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 54.9 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Lewis University


    (about 56.6 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)

  • Lewis University


    (about 56.6 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: LOT)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 59.6 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 59.8 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Peru Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.77%

Carpooled

9.59%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.08%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.11%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.40%

Motorcycle

0.15%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.87%

Other Means

0.32%

Worked At Home

2.71%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Peru Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,253

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 210

Female householder, no husband present : 286

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,481

Householder not living alone : 136


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 59

Female householder and female partner : 20

Female householder and male partner : 73

All other households : 4,214


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,951

Renter-occupied housing units : 302

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 85

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 188

Renter-occupied housing units : 98

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 932

Renter-occupied housing units : 685


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 214

$10,000 to $14,999 : 385

$15,000 to $19,999 : 240

$20,000 to $24,999 : 219

$25,000 to $29,999 : 337

$30,000 to $34,999 : 257

$35,000 to $39,999 : 256

$40,000 to $44,999 : 173

$45,000 to $49,999 : 222

$50,000 to $59,999 : 345

$60,000 to $74,999 : 636

$75,000 to $99,999 : 537

$100,000 to $124,999 : 272

$125,000 to $149,999 : 88

$150,000 to $199,999 : 93

$200,000 or more : 92


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Total : 4,787


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 4,366

Vacant : 421


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 85

Built 2000 to 2004 : 360

Built 1990 to 1999 : 357

Built 1980 to 1989 : 175

Built 1970 to 1979 : 493

Built 1960 to 1969 : 590

Built 1950 to 1959 : 847

Built 1940 to 1949 : 380

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,500


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,871

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 85

Electricity : 365

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 11

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 2

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 21


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 126

$70,000 to $79,999 : 162

$80,000 to $89,999 : 291

$90,000 to $99,999 : 371

$100,000 to $124,999 : 635

$125,000 to $149,999 : 390

$150,000 to $174,999 : 364

$175,000 to $199,999 : 219

$200,000 to $249,999 : 277

$250,000 to $299,999 : 72

$300,000 to $399,999 : 104

$400,000 to $499,999 : 50

$500,000 to $749,999 : 18

$750,000 to $999,999 : 2

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 71

Home equity loan only : 342

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 21

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,391

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,371


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $228,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $213,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $229,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $149,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $132,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $111,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $110,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $96,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Peru Township, Illinois: 60.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Peru Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 1%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 90.73%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 8.27%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Peru Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 29 29 $4,213,307
  Two Family 11 22 $1,327,944
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 51 $5,541,251
2000        
  Single Family 29 29 $5,010,239
  Two Family 6 12 $717,930
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 41 $5,728,169
2001        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,623,000
  Two Family 3 6 $558,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 22 $3,181,000
2002        
  Single Family 37 37 $7,149,840
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

37 37 $7,149,840
2003        
  Single Family 44 44 $7,788,420
  Two Family 2 4 $385,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

46 48 $8,173,420
2004        
  Single Family 40 40 $8,238,859
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $8,238,859
2005        
  Single Family 27 27 $5,153,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $5,153,900
2006        
  Single Family 29 29 $5,553,313
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 29 $5,553,313


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Peru Township, IL): $37,588
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Peru Township): $85,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Peru Township): $487
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Peru Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 93.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 4.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Peru Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Peru Township, Illinois

Valley Home Health Services


     Address: 1305 6th Street, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/1/1986

Prairieland Home Care


     Address: 409 East Second Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/18/1986

Home Health Services Of Commun


     Address: 1601 Mercury Circle, Suite #1, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/15/1968

Mendota Community Hospital Hom


     Address: 1315 Meriden Street, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/15/1995

In-home Care Vna


     Address: 33 W. Crown St., Suite A, Princeton, Illinois 61356
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/12/1977

Hospitals Close To Peru Township, Illinois

Illinois Valley Community Hospital


     Address: 925 West St, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Margarets Hospital


     Address: 600 E 1st St, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Community Hospital Of Ottawa


     Address: 1100 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mendota Community Hospital


     Address: 1315 Memorial Dr, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 111 Spring Street, Streator, Illinois 61364
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Peru Township, Illinois

Heritage Manor-peru


     Address: 1301 21st Street, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Manor Court Of Peru


     Address: 3230 Becker Drive, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Lasalle Healthcare Ctr


     Address: 1445 Chartres Street, La Salle, Illinois 61301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Spring Valley Nursing


     Address: 1300 North Greenwood Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 86%

St Margaret's Hospital Snu


     Address: 600 East First Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 27%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Peru Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 23 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Peru Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 1,940
    Disabled Workers: 195
    Widowers Workers: 245
    Spouses Workers: 130
    Children Workers: 165


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Peru Township, Illinois


Charges


Parks & Recreation: $66,000
Sewerage: $1,359,000
Solid Waste Management: $388,000
All Other: $168,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,841,000
Electric Utilities: $15,710,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Public Welfare: $56,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $6,186,000
Highways: $305,000
Housing & Community Development: $82,000
Public Welfare: $7,000
All Other: $332,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $230,000
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $124,000
Fire Protection: $706,000
Central Staff Services: $1,150,000
General Public Buildings: $298,000
Health Services - Other: $70,000
Regular Highways: $2,338,000
Libraries: $297,000
Parks & Recreation: $627,000
Police Protection: $2,270,000
Sewerage: $832,000
Solid Waste Management: $530,000
General - Other: $129,000
Water Utilities: $1,247,000
Electric Utilities: $12,942,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $932,000
Parks & Recreation: $14,000
Sewerage: $1,265,000
General: $1,097,000


Other Capital Outlay


Fire Protection: $26,000
Central Staff: $1,000
Regular Highways: $8,000
Housing & Community Development: $10,000
Libraries: $2,000
Parks & Recreation: $26,000
Police Protection: $159,000
Sewerage: $373,000
General - Other: $3,313,000
Water Utilities: $373,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,411,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


General: $992,000


Tax


Property: $608,000
Public Utilities: $387,000
Other Selective Sales: $219,000
Other License: $543,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $315,000
Fines & Forfeits: $106,000
General Revenue, Nec: $639,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,171,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $10,096,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $4,762,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $28,010,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,372,000


(updated 2006)



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(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Peru Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,454

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.02 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,727

Illinois Average 0.19 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to La Salle County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Bureau County , IL 0.47 % ($30,479 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.44 % ($40,520 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.39 % ($48,291 AGI )

Relocation away from La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $37,207

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $12,800

Illinois Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from La Salle County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Bureau County , IL 0.55 % ($30,241 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.38 % ($37,749 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.29 % ($40,023 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Peru Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Peru Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
07/13/2004, 11:40 am 0 0 $20K $40K
05/10/2004, 04:08 pm 0 0 -- $5K
05/09/2003, 10:36 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/10/2004, 04:08 pm 0 0 $2K $5K
10/03/2000, 09:25 pm 0 0 -- $200K
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Peru Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Peru Township, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 2 0 5
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 41 19 0 49
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 4 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 39 10
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 6 6 7
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 62 58 58 69
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 21 20 26
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 320 203 195 256
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 224 231 200 156
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2,313 2,237 1,949 1,536
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 2 9 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 41 19 88 10
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 3 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 29 0 10
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 2 3 3
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 65 64 57 46
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 34 33 30 25


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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